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La Playita Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.1 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 19:23 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 19 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
S 10
S 10
Wind State cross-

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La Playita in Lima is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for - Rocks, ledgy take off, cliffs.

Peru wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Secret Spot, 3 km from La Playita.

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La Playita Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pisco Airport, 92 km from La Playita.

light winds from the NNW

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Air temperature
19.9 °C

Current weather near La Playita

Overall La Playita Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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La Playita Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to La Playita:

  • Closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    34 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    44 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    55 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    70 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to La Playita:


  • The nearest passenger airport to La Playita is Pisco Airport (PIO) in Peru, which is 93 km (58 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to La Playita is Jorge Chavez International (Lima) Airport (LIM), also in Peru, 123 km (76 miles) away.
La Playita break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for La Playita, Lima. Use the tab navigation above to view La Playita sea temperature, La Playita photographs, La Playita detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, La Playita webcams, current wind from Lima live weather stations and La Playita tide predictions. The Peru swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Peru and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Peru wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around La Playita.